African drumming

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Camp Samatou photos

Our biggest event of the year, Camp Samatou is held 1.5h from Melbourne in November. This year was extra special with three Bangouras from Guinea – Mohamed, Sibo and Seny (all the way from Italy!) We also had Lam Lakiz (Congo), Jean Marc Agbogba (Cote d’Ivoire) and support drummers Odai Affotey and Emmanuel Aryeetey (Ghana).

Student Performance

Eaglemont Village pics

On 26th Feb, African drum and dance students plus the amazing Sweet Mamas graced the Eaglemont Village markets with some incredible performances. The smiles say it all!

Events, Student Performance

Student performance night – photos

At the end of the last block of classes, we held an event to showcase our drum and dance pieces, and also to farewell our dear friend Amelie who has been dancing with us for 6 years and is now moving back to her home town in France.

Xmas Party 2021 photos

We celebrated the end of a difficult year by bringing in the positive vibes – namely Mohamed Bangoura, Lam Lakiz, Bouba Gaye and support crew Emmanuel Aryeetey, Fred Nii Addo and and Dan Hammond.

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Firefly at Moomba – photos

Firefly drum and dance ensemble performed at Moomba on the main stage with guest Ghanaian artists Emmanuel Aryteetey and Fred Nii Addo. Our show had everyone…